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#7 of 66 Speciality lodging in Dunedin
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Manor House, a 1920’s colonial New Zealand home is home to Dunedin’s best budget backpackers. Manor House with free unlimited wifi, has rooms to suit everyone, we welcome travelers from all around the world. Visit Dunedin for beaches, nightlife, wildlife, NZ most beautiful peninsula, colonial history and so much more. Only minutes from the city centre, situated on a quiet street with a garden and BBQ area to enjoy as well as Market Reserve park access over the road. There is a travel desk to book your tours around Dunedin and New Zealand. We hope to see you soon.
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Faye C wrote a review Mar 2021
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As soon as I arrived here I felt very uneasy. There was a group of older men in the garden smoking and although someone showed me to the room, there was a very unwelcoming atmosphere. I felt the same in the morning when checking out. This did not come across as a backpackers hostel. As a solo female traveller I felt uncomfortable around these men walking around the shared spaces and additionally there was no lock on the door which I found extremely lacking. The bed and towels were clean and the toilet /shower facilities were fine. The only real positive was lots of nearby free parking and location. I would never stay here again given how uncomfortable and unsafe I felt.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Antemo wrote a review Oct 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand56 contributions10 helpful votes
Amazing welcome, nice setting, great communal area. Good bedding. My one negative is the floors in the toilet and showers were sticky and that grosses me out. For the location having the free parking is a plus. I would personally try somewhere else next time but if it was the only place vacant it would be okay
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Traveller1 wrote a review Aug 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution1 helpful vote
(Normally I don’t really write reviews but wow this was one of the worst experiences ever) As soon as we walked through the door we felt that something was off. We saw a kid running around and screaming and there was a guy with a large knife and a big sausage for his dog in the hallway, not the first thing you want to see when you check in and are exhausted. As soon as we checked in which was a huge mistake we were led to our room which was a very cold and not very nice room with uncomfortable beds. We had just done an exhausting roadtrip so we really wanted to chill. As soon as the guy closed the door behind us we were like, we are not gonna stay here. The room was way to cold and smelled strange and we just didnt feel comfortable because it felt like a homeless shelter. We went back to the reception and it took a while for someone to help us but we said that we were not staying and we wanted our money back. He wrote down our card details and said he would take care of it. For more than a month now I have been calling them and asking for my money back. Everytime they said they would take care of it, my friend has gotten her money back but I still havent got mine. And everytime I call they have a different excuse. I am a poor backpacker that can use all the money that I have a right too, especially in these Covid times and because I never stayed here. Please don’t stay here its the worst!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Shiho wrote a review Jun 2020
10 contributions
Me and my friend have stayed just one night at a 8beds doom. It was a warm and tidy room. All staffs were nice and friendly. Although it was cheap, it included breakfast. There is free street parking just in front of the hostel.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
danyell_8 wrote a review Jun 2020
Queenstown, New Zealand98 contributions14 helpful votes
We had a wonderful stay, thanks to the friendly team! Really homely feel and enjoyed relaxing in the lounge, wifi was great, bed was comfy and we enjoyed the free breakfast. Nice to help ourselves to a free cuppa in the afternoon too. Had a lovely drive down the peninsula, must do!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$37 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
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Frequently Asked Questions about Manor House Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Manor House Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include Inflatable World (0.4 km), Dead Souls Bookshop (0.4 km), and Chipmunks (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Manor House Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Manor House Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Manor House Backpackers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Manor House Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vanguard, Precinct Food, and Wolf at the Door.
Are any cleaning services offered at Manor House Backpackers?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Manor House Backpackers?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Olveston Historic Home (1.8 km), Northern Cemetery (3.1 km), and Dunedin High And District Court (1.1 km).